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XBL Sale Roundup: April 8th, 2014

Deal of the Week has a distinct Capcom theme to it, although a single Square Enix title spoils Capcom's exclusivity. The following discounts are only available to Xbox LIVE Gold members. Games on Dem

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 119 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: December 17th, 2013

The Walking Dead: Season Two (Xbox 360) is due to be released tomorrow. To celebrate this fact, this week's Deal of the Week has a Walking Dead theme. A little while ago, the first episode of The Wal

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 103 comments

The NinjaBee Bundle Buzzes Onto the Marketplace

This bundle malarkey is definitely becoming a trend. We've had the likes of The Beautiful Puzzle Pack, The Kinect Bundle, and The Action-Packed Bundle all very recently, and now another set of games

Posted 3 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 36 comments

Another XBLA Bundle Hits the Marketplace

Microsoft's current trend seems to be bundling Xbox LIVE Arcade games together at a bargain price. We've already had the Twisted Pixel Bundle and the Beautiful Puzzle Pack. Now the third pack has app

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 82 comments

Deal of the Week: April 2nd, 2013

This week's Deal of the Week gives a 50% discount to eight XBLA releases, and whilst they have all been featured in previous sales in the past 12 months, all eight are making their DotW debut appeara

Posted 3 years ago by Dave Horobin, 76 comments

Wreckateer Goes to Callonburg

Just over a week ago, Major Nelson posted up the schedule of Xbox LIVE content that was supposed to be making its way to players over the next two weeks. While some items were later removed, one piec

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 18 comments

XBL Countdown to 2013 Sale Now Live

As many of you are already aware, Microsoft is holding a pretty crazy sale this year. Now, we could just throw them all into a list with no further details or without assuring that the sales are accu

Posted 4 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 109 comments

Xbox LIVE 10th Anniversary Sale on XBLA Games

Microsoft's Xbox LIVE service was first introduced to gamers in November 2002. Players got their own gamertag and could create a list of all of their friends' gamertags. They could play online in cer

Posted 4 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 225 comments

Wreckateer Goes to Mt. Aldamant

Up until today, only 33 gamers had completed Wreckateer. That meant a total of over 1000 goblin deaths and a large haul of gold medals. Both of those figures are set to increase now that the "Mt. Ada

Posted 4 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 25 comments

Deal of the Week: October 16th, 2012

Apologies for the late update this week. It appears that with all the excitement of yesterday's dashboard update, Microsoft forgot to update with this week's deals which include a host of Ba

Posted 4 years ago by Dave Horobin, 53 comments

Trials Evolution Wreckateer Track Previewed

A couple weeks back, we announced that would be getting a free track every week during the Summer of Arcade; each inspired by the game r

Posted 4 years ago by Ellis Spice, 22 comments

Wreckateer Review

I don't think it's particularly out of line to say that Kinect doesn't really have the best reputation. While it offers some brilliant games, they are unfortunately in a bit of a minority. Iron Galax

Posted 4 years ago by ButterflyEdge, 31 comments

Avatar FameStar Awards Revealed

On Monday, we introduced a new program coming to Xbox LIVE: Avatar FameStar. The program sets players weekly and one-time challenges to accomplish over a variety of XBLA games. Completing the challen

Posted 4 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 41 comments

Wreckateer Gameplay Shows Us Advanced Techniques

Update: Another trailer has been released for this week's newest addition to the dashboard. Original Story: One thing that is sometimes difficult about show

Posted 4 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 19 comments

Presenting...Avatar Famestar

Microsoft has introduced a new cross-game rewards program that sounds like a mix between achievements, avatar awards, and Ubisoft's Uplay. Futu

Posted 4 years ago by litepink, 56 comments

XBLA Wednesday: July 25th, 2012

Week two of the Summer of Arcade sees the release of a Kinect-only title, so if you're without the peripheral, you'll need to look elsewhere for your new release fix.

Posted 4 years ago by Mark Delaney, 31 comments

The Free Summer of Arcade Minecraft Skins Are Here

The Summer or Arcade is underway, beginning with yesterday’s release of Microsoft is celebrating with a bit of cross-promotion, which i

Posted 4 years ago by litepink, 41 comments

Wreckateer Knocks Out A Dev Diary

Have you ever wanted to destroy castles with magic hands encased in gauntlets? Wreckateer is a game that allows you to handle a ballista, maneuver your projectile strategically towards your target an

Posted 4 years ago by SgtDigglesworth, 6 comments

Prices and Dates Announced For Summer of Arcade

Major Nelson has gone and rather helpfully unveiled both the prices and release dates for this year's Summer of Arcade, which is due to start on July 18th, only a mere 4 weeks away. July 18th - http:

Posted 4 years ago by Ellis Spice, 95 comments

Wreckateer Gameplay Video

As you might know by now, upcoming Wreckateer is soon to be with us as part of Microsoft's Summer of Arcade on the Xbox 360. Today we have a new gameplay video for you clocking in at around four minu

Posted 4 years ago by DavieMarshall, 10 comments

Summer of Arcade 2012 Trailer Released

Yesterday, Microsoft announced the line-up of this year's Summer of Arcade. Now, a trailer has been released to show off the five games featured: Summer of

Posted 4 years ago by Ellis Spice, 44 comments

Wreckateer Showcases Yet More Destruction

When Wreckateer was announced, we were promised plenty of destruction would land on the XBL Arcade Marketplace soon. Today, Iron Galaxy Studios has released another trailer to give more examples of h

Posted 4 years ago by Keith Gray, 16 comments

XBLA Summer of Arcade Line-up Announced

As has become customary for Microsoft's E3, they have announced this year's annual Summer of Arcade line-up of games. Some of these were expected, and others may surprise you. No firm release dates w

Posted 4 years ago by Mark Delaney, 42 comments

Wreckateer Arriving Soon Exclusively for XBLA

What do you get when you combine castles, rocks and a slingshot? Well, as you may have guessed, a fair amount of destruction. Those three things are set to come together in Wreckateer, a Kinect-contr

Posted 4 years ago by Keith Gray, 18 comments